Jun 23, 2018  
2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS* K218 - African American History °


3 CREDIT HOURS
Prerequisites: ENG* K101  or ENG* K101S ; any 100 or 200 level Social Science course or permission of the instructor.
This course will examine critical events that have given shape to the history of African Americans as they struggled and continue to struggle for equality, opportunity and full participation in American life. The course begins on the African continent before the intense and prolonged contact and penetration of Europeans. We will discuss events that brought Africans to the new world and the subsequent events that gave shape to the history of African Americans in the United States. Correspondingly, we will identify key themes and issues, and discuss the contributions of important personalities and institutions that also gave shape and direction to the African American experience. Course fulfills International/Intercultural Requirement.



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